Zend Optimizer is a software instrument, that's needed to run files encoded with Zend Guard - a popular application that is used to encode PHP 4 and PHP 5 files with the idea to protect them from tampering with the code or reverse engineering. Zend Guard is used by lots of companies which make paid script apps, so if you obtain such an application for your website, you will probably need Zend Optimizer to be present on the server where you will host it. If you are a programmer, you can also use Zend Guard to protect your code and make sure that your site visitors or clients will be unable to alter it in whatever way. Websites that use Zend Optimizer usually perform better because their PHP code is precompiled, therefore it is already optimized and will be executed more quickly.

Zend Optimizer in Shared Hosting

When you obtain a Linux shared hosting through our company, you have the option to pick the PHP version, which will be active for the account based on what your script applications need. You can activate Zend Optimizer with just a single click in the Advanced section of your Hepsia web hosting Control Panel for all of the versions that we provide - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. Once you go to this area, you will be able to employ a compact software tool that will allow you to handle the php.ini file for the account and activate or deactivate PHP extensions using On and Off buttons, therefore you will not need any kind of previous knowledge since activating Zend Optimizer is as easy as clicking a button. More skilled users will be able to do the same thing by adding a php.ini file with the necessary code in a particular domain folder. If you need any help to activate the tool, you're able to contact our technical support crew anytime.

Zend Optimizer in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Zend Optimizer is present on all the servers that comprise our cluster hosting platform, so you're able to use it for your script-driven apps with any of our semi-dedicated server packages. It is available at all times even if you switch the PHP version for your account because our feature-rich platform allows you to choose between PHP 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. Both changing your version and activating Zend Optimizer for the new one takes a couple of clicks in the PHP Configuration area of the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel which is used to manage the semi-dedicated accounts. What's more, you can also employ a different version of PHP and enable or disable Zend for every single website that you host from your account. You can do this by employing a php.ini file in a domain folder with several lines of program code in it. If you don't have previous experience and you aren't sure how to do this, our 24/7 tech assistance can help you.